Definitions

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  • adjective extracted from a source of supply as of minerals from the earth.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mine.

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  • adjective extracted from a source of supply as of minerals from the earth

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Examples

  • The message made it a hit among Egyptians - that and the humor it mined from the quirks of Egyptian middle-class matchmaking, where suitors file through the family salons of potential brides to check them out, confident with the expectation that every woman, particularly those above 30, will be eager to snap them up.

    In a TV comedy, Egyptian women gain a voice on marriage

  • The message made it a hit among Egyptians - that and the humor it mined from the quirks of Egyptian middle-class matchmaking, where suitors file through the family salons of potential brides to check them out, confident with the expectation that every woman, particularly those above 30, will be eager to snap them up.

    In a TV comedy, Egyptian women gain a voice on marriage

  • These could be particulary useful if oxygen and possibly hydrogen could be mined from the moon or the moons of Mars or from the asteroids.

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  • I just wasn't prepared for questions about the metals mined from the Canadian shield, or the major industries of Saskatchewan.

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  • As mentioned previously in these pages, all the gold ever mined from the beginning of time only adds up to $4 trillion or $5 trillion (give or take).

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  • The message made it a hit among Egyptians - that and the humor it mined from the quirks of Egyptian middle-class matchmaking, where suitors file through the family salons of potential brides to check them out, confident with the expectation that every woman, particularly those above 30, will be eager to snap them up.

    In a TV comedy, Egyptian women gain a voice on marriage

  • ■ The total volume of gold ever mined is estimated at about 165,000 tonnes.

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  • One of the first materials to be mined from the moon will be liquid oxygen, enabling economical trans-orbital operations.

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  • Mica (also called Sericite) – Mica is a naturally colorless mineral that is mined from the earth in large, flat sheets.

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  • Personally, I allowed for this style of presentation and found much to be mined from the exploration of class and gender issues.

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